Bash tip: Use process substitution to avoid the use of temporary files. Bash Process Substitution article at Linux Journal.
Interesting overview of Microsoft’s foray into the cloud computing world. Windows Azure from a Developer’s Perspective
Wow. 24 Hour Air Traffic Around the World Blows Minds, Eyeballs
There have been a few interesting Maemo announcements lately. See the links below or Planet Maemo for a more complete story. The N810 form factor with HSPA, a faster processor and of course a open software stack could be an amazing device. http://jaaksi.blogspot.com/2008/09/osim-news-whats-up-with-maemo.html http://linuxuk.org/node/55 http://linuxuk.org/node/56 http://tabletblog.com/2008/09/maemo-summit-fremantle-and-what-it.html
Busyness vs. Burst: Why Corporate Web Workers LookÂ Unproductive: Different ways of working. Don’t be afraid of change: An interesting description of business model changes at Chesspark. BearHugCamp For Those Who Missed It: Notes from a recent meeting on Microblogging. Lots of good XMPP and OMB information.